Word Origin for pieris
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This insect is of Godart's fifth size, and comes very near to his Pieris nina.
The Pieris, on its part, takes good care not to touch the tithymals: they would endanger its life.
The man who was the first to see his cabbage-plot devastated by caterpillars made the acquaintance of the Pieris.
The Pieris cratgi fixes itself at sunset on flowers, where it is easily taken by the hand.The Insect World|Louis Figuier
I think the case of female Pieris pyrrha proves that females alone can be greatly modified for protection.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II|Charles Darwin